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USEtox user manual
PDF icon USEtox_Manual.pdf881.75 KB

The user manual provides basic information needed to understand and apply the USEtox model, i.e. to calculate midpoint characterisation factors for human toxicity and freshwater

USEtox user interfaces

What are the USEtox user interfaces and how do they work? Find out more at

USEtox chemical database manuals
PDF icon USEtox_Manual_organics.pdf633.58 KB
PDF icon USEtox_Manual_inorganics.pdf466.84 KB

The chemical database manuals include a description of (1) physicochemical properties, (2) toxicological effect data on laboratory animals as a surrogate to humans, and in rare cases effect data on humans, and (3) ecotoxicological effect data for freshwater organisms.


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SETAC Europe 2020 short course material
Package icon USEtox-Training-Model-v05-20.zip2.73 MB

USEtox full-day short course was ginve at SETAC Europe 2020 in Dublin, Ireland with 25 participants from 4 continents working in academy, industry, consulting and policy. 

ILCM 2013 short course material
Package icon ILCM2013_CourseMaterial.zip29.15 MB

A USEtox half-day short course was ginve at ILCM 2013 in Bangalore, India with 20 participants from India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Mauritius working in academy, industry, consulting and policy. 

USEtox modeling short course slides
PDF icon introduction.pdf180.44 KB
PDF icon environmental_fate.pdf1.91 MB
PDF icon human_exposure.pdf5.07 MB
PDF icon effects_1.pdf1.88 MB
PDF icon effects_2.pdf378.76 KB
PDF icon calculating_cfs.pdf411.52 KB
PDF icon framework_uncertainty.pdf2.21 MB
PDF icon exercise_usetox.pdf111.67 KB

Modeling life cycle impacts of toxics on humans and ecosystems with the USEtox model - one day course at the Technical University of Denmark, 9-Apr-2010.